Skip to main content

About your Search

20130124
20130201
STATION
FBC 95
LANGUAGE
English 95
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 95 (some duplicates have been removed)
the internet . two golf greats, driving a message to tax happy lawmakers. see if their message is heard. cashin in kicks off right now. good morning, i am eric bowl glad you are joining us. mr. wayne rogers and johnathon honic and tracey burns and sandra smith and dennis. welcome everyone. forget the pay roll tax hike and fiscal cliff deal. senator chuck schumer making no secret tax hikes are coming. tracey much like phil mickleson enough is enough. >> eric enough is enough. i barely saw my paycheck. i am glad phil mickleson spoke out. he can leave and go to another one of his homes if the estate taxes are too high. >> i can't. unless we move the new york study is itio. i got to live near my job. i don't have that luxury. >> johnathon aren't we taxed enough already. >> we are indeed . states like new york and eric you are talking about 60 percent of your earnings. no wonder they are leaving in droves. high taxes, taxings are forced. high taxes prompt an exodus whether tiger woods or going back to the uk in the 70s, the rolling stonings. if you work and don't get to keep the product of your labo
frontal assault on republicans and your privacy. but next, all the tax many money democrats got from their fiscal cliff win is all lost. cliff win is all lost. how they officemax knows... cliff win is all lost. how they ...tax time can be...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. have given way to sleeping. tossing and turning where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep. and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations, or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions such as tongue or throat swel
they are launching a full frontal assault on republicans and your privacy. but next, all the tax many money democrats got from their fiscal cliff win is all lost. how they spent it in one boat. officemax knows... ...tax time can be...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. >> the agreement being worked on right now to further reduce the deficit by asking the wealthiest 2% of americans to pay higher taxes for the first time in two decades. liz: really, reduce the deficit? that did not take long. all of that new tax money drummed up by raising rates on the upper bracket is gone. congress spending it all in one boat. says this is proof positive tax hikes alone won't be what fixes our debt. >> that is absolutely right. members of congress, particularly democrats getting reelected and help putting america back on a path for fiscal sanity. they will not be fiscal sanity. liz: it was just so ugly, whole group of taxpayers and dr. norse attacked, basically now resting the president whipping fas
control, and tax hikes. you notice anything missing? bob cusak and sabrina says democrats are embolden this time and spending cuts last on the list. bob, first to you. bob, the president is essentially a lame duck, the second term, 16 months. that's a lot to deal with in 16 months. what's first on the agenda, do you think? >> first is gun control, and, obviously, this was before the connecticut shooting, but he did not talk about it in the first term. he didn't push it. he's going to be pushing that, pushing immigration, pushing climate change, but spending is not on his agenda, cutting spending. i think he was interested in 2011, almost got a deal with speaker john boehner on a grand bargain on entitlement reform, crafting a budget now. i don't think you're going to see major cuts in that. it's a significant shift. remember, obama said the deficit kept his awake in the first term. through his actions, you know, he's not pursuing a lot of cuts and changes to entitlements. liz: what is feasible for the president to get through with a window of 16 months? gun control? what do you think h
. and there is money moving away from high tax states and moving to lower or no tax states. and travis wrote the book "how money walks", a pleasure to be here. stuart: we've got the fancy technology and the number one state where money is walking away. the number one state. right here in new york, we've seen a loss the last 15 years internal revenue service and u.s. census bureau combined. 58 billion out of the state. stuart: there's new york and 58 billion out. >> going to the other places. stuart: is california second? >> that's right you've got nearly 32 billion dollars migrated out. adjusted growth income out of california to the other states. stuart: hold on, talking adjusted gross income. california 31 billion dollars worth of income, that means middle class, wealthier people, they're the ones who moved out taking that money with them. income out. >> that's right, we're looking at 1040 tax returns, taxpayer mobility and not just talking professional golfers or presidents of state. we're talking about working families and all sizes of businesses and going all over the country. stuart: is there
-- sandra smith. >> that's right, they are trying to use this report. uncertainty when it comes to tax dollars in borrowing more money. charles: the mass media, i saw a report in new york. six reasons this wasn't a bad record. did you see that? >> the media was trying to spin this in every way that they could. they were trying to make it look like a god for them. what we need to do is say that as a lack of economic growth policy. where is the job growth policies? right now we have consumer confidence levels that we just got this week. they are plummeting because people are seeing their paychecks shrink as a result of the expirations of payroll tax cuts. people have less money to spend, they are less optimistic about the future. the white house doesn't get it. they still think it is about the storm that happened weeks ago. charles: i have to tell you, gretchen, you mentioned this and maybe they don't care. you know, no speaking or mention of economic growth during the inauguration address. nothing about let's be fair and divvy up the pot. this is what happens perhaps when you divvy up t
increases do not reduce the deficit because every dollar of tax increase leads to, of $1.17 in additional spending but spending more money to people who will waste it only encourages them. we are not sending any more and. >> most economists agree you need a comprehensive mixed of cuts and increases. liz: i am done with the economist. we tried that and look where we are. we have a huge entitlement problem. >> also in the uk we have that. liz: britain is not the size of the united states. we have different issues. >> yes but we have to much austerity you do not want to go our direction. liz: you have been terrific. have a terrific weekend. thank you for watchingre's praye stock, everybody. >> money is next. melissa: here's what's "money" tonight. tim guy near -- geithner out the door, and president obama said he was one of the best ever. we have his report card and whether jack lew can do better. may be the end of the union as membership plunges to a 97-year low. there could be one thing to save the union. we have the former chief here to explain, and there's swatting and m
other than taxing the rich did nothing to give us deficit reduction or offer accommodations or not entitlement spending that's the longer term debt driver. melissa: susan, talk on the stimulus, how much is directed by him, and how much he had control over or warn what was coming down the road in terms of the bills. what do you think? >> there's revisionist history going on with my fellow panelists, i think. part of the negotiations around the stimulus at that time, republicans wanted even more of the stimulus to be in the form of tax cuts. one-third was tax and two-thirds stimulus. they already didn't like the plan. this was a negotiated solution what we had, and so the idea of putting more money into infrastructure, absolutely, all for it, and tim would have been too 6789 what's the political environment you operate in, and it was not going to happen at that time. unfortunately, that problem persisted, but if you remember, you know, take yourself back to the fall of 2008, beginning of 2009, and you look at the tenure here. we had gdp contracting at, like, 8%. we were hemorr
. ♪ the 2013 c-class coupe. ♪ starting at $37,800. ♪ starting at $37,800. ...tax time can ofbe...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. olaf gets great rewards for his small business! pizza! [ garth ] olaf's small busins earns 2% cash back on every purchase, ery day! helium delivery. put it on my spark card! [ pop! ] [ garth ] why settle for less? great businesses deserve great rewards! awesome!!! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? >> the economy is shrinking and the economy is playing the blame game. charles: welcome, everyone, i am charles payne in for neil cavuto. the administration is saying that it was hurricane sandy and defense spending cuts and uncertainty about marcotte. one more quarter and we are in a double dip recession with us tonight is xander -- sandra smith. >> that's right, they are trying to use this report. uncertainty when
and the no new taxes pledge and the black caucus, threats against anyone who cuts any hint of services and entitlements. scared of the aarp, ending anything having to do with retirement or medicare. >> and in the end of the day we'll be in default and like the story, f. scott fitzgerald-- or hemingway, went broke during the crash and he asked how it happened and he said gradually and then all at once, that's what will happen to us. >> one thing at that doesn't stop, the meter, the debt meter, mountain of debt. >> on and on. the average family in this country $52,000 your share of the federal debt and let me tell you, even if the left and right agree where to cut and give you an example here, there is an example, the christopher columbus foundation, $450,000 line item in the budget and congress tried to kill it it seven times, seven times this program continues to this date. and the president tried to kill this program. it still goes on, and these guys can't save money for love or money. >> and charlie, were you standing up for the christopher columbus thing? or were you the one in the
bill they got the huge breaks, everybody got tax hikes but hollywood did not get tax hikes, goldman sachs, for renting was on the space at new freedom tower got a tax break, it is is amazing no one seems to stand on principle but always on their wallet. >> one word comes to mind, that is hypocritical. charles: hollywood and hypocritical, i would have never put those two in the same sentence. how are things for you? the big things with the political act committees is that better or harder or you? >> with a lot of super pacs, i am a big supporter of the super pacs, but i look -- >> is it easier with one giant super pac. >> it depends on what ar are --u are trying to do if there is a big issue with the nra and gun control, there are a lot out there. charles: popping up crazy. i heard chuck hagel with three super pacs? we'll see this all of the time? >> you know, whenever this starts to run, look for it be on regulated. look for the super paces to be regulated. because you know a lot of people complained on both sides, let's -- for example like george soros with pup et ceter puppet stri
, and they just might get it. officemax knows... ...tax time can be...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal protection. in most states, a legal plan attorney is available with every personalized document to answer any questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. charles:
's taxes. with taxes spiking the rich are fleeing for the borders. how much can the state take from the wealthy before there is nothing left? today's "money" power panel weighs in. >> didn't think new york apartments could get any smaller? oh how wrong you are. micro apartment are coming to the big apple. could the miniature spaces bring big profits to the developers and will they spread to more cities? one of the architects is here with the details. even when they say it's not, it's always about money. melissa: first let's look at the day's market headlines and today's market moment. the beat goes on for the bulls. strong earnings from the likes of ibm, and google helped give a boost to stocks. the dow and s&p 500 hit fresh five-year highs. the blue-chips rose 66 points. apple earnings are sliding after-hours. the company reported fiscal first-quarter earnings just a short time ago, beat expectations on the bottom line. came in a bit light on revenues. mcdonald's shares climbed. it beat expectations on the top and bottom line in the fourth quarter. also reported a solid rebound in
to the death. worse yet, storm relief wipes out a big chunk of the extra revenue from taxing the rich. that should bring in $80 billion cut was supposed to reduce the deficit, it will not. much of it goes right out the door all over again. we can all debate the wisdom and necessity of massive emergency spending for just charging it to the national credit card shows we are not really serious about controlling our death. 16.5 trillion now, 17 trillion by the falcons would have doubled in the eight years in office. lieve your financial advisor should focus on your long-term goals, not their short-term agenda. [ male announcer ] join the nearly 7 million investors who think like you do. face time and think time make a difference. at edward jones, is how we make sense of investing. stuart: good morning vardy and company viewers. it is do-or-die for research in motion. the blackberr blackberry people. very much on the line. here's what we know. the phone will be a touch screen and have a virtual keyboard. also will have a brand-new operating system. so far the device is getting good reviews
the bush tax cuts? >> yes. >> a lot of people railed against bush and also against obamacare that is how they got the majority in the 2010 election. >> it's the economy. liz: david and gains. david: cheryl casone, good to have you here. thank you so much. melissa: i am melissa francis and here's what is "money" tonight. it could be the next california. how close is the breaking point and can the taxman save it? the power panel breaks it down. plus, he's in what is going on in salt lake city lately? a group of doctors declared a health emergency warning premature birth and miscarriag miscarriages. the group's leader joins us with the diagnosis. and unusual hand drawn top nba recruits three high-stakes poker tournament. not sure they make great executives. the man behind the plan joins us exclusively to lay out his cards. even when they say this not, it is all about money. so tonight we start with a huge hit to illinois, the critic has been knocked down from an aide to an a- from credit rating agency. now tied with illinois the lowest rating in the country. is our country going down the dr
class means more growth overall. i agree about the payroll tax cut and i wish that had not gone away. i do not think that was a good moment for us to go away. i'm on board with that. but i have to tell you that i don't want to lay blame here, but i'm going to. that is all because of congressional republicans. they did not want to see that. [talking over each other] [talking over each other] charles: hold on, hold on. one at a time. is it possible to raise taxes and grow the economy simultaneously? >> absolutely. i don't think that's the best model, i think the economy can grow in spite of that. >> you have art he said that we need to put the taxes on the back burner? >> absolutely. the one we will finish this later. we will have you guys back again soon. thank you all for watching this show. we will have you back soon. t bul you hear what we found out about made in america. also, markets hit new highs. what's driving the latest run? can it last? your smart fun about to shame you in public. tonight, we have the apps that keep you in line and on time. "the willis report" is on the case. g
for more spend more tax hikes and meaning property taxes go up. why? to pay for the benefits . taxpayers are saying wait a second, we get it . the union members understand the back lash, too. >> bill, your back shot was hard to digest, but there are so many overseas jobs that used to go to unimembers here. is there any way unions can bring those jobs back to china back home. >> yes, manufacturing jobs are coming back to north america because china is coming back. i disagree that the unions are on the defensive when it comes to government. they own government. >> one place it is growing is public sector. >> ebe mac touched on the reason why. government doesn't compete. they raise taxes. private sector where business is up to compete on the price of the product. unions make companies less competitive. >> what does it say about unions. they used to represent . people were proud to put the union label on the product. is that still true, steve? >> no, all you have to do is lookk at detroit and the legacy and companies that went in to right to work states and they paid competitive wages and di
. ♪ officemax knows... ...tax time can be...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. ♪ melissa: so call it a potential hackers haven, but chattanooga hoping to offer the fastest internet structure in the country. if that's not enough for you, they instituted a new program called geek moves that covers mortgage and moving excepts for ten lucky techs. one innovative program instituted hoping to spark a tech revolution in tennessee. here to explap is the chattanooga mayor who i think is a genius. thank you for coming on the show. we appreciate your time. >> glad to be with you. melissa: why did you decide technology was key? what made you focus on that? >> well, we had a choice of rebuilding the old electrical system that receivers the city or building something for the future, and even though it was initially more costly, we felt the future was more compelling than the past. chattanooga's an old industrial city. this is new infrastructure. fiber to the home is something othe
, requiring congress to not spend more than it makes, than it takes in in taxes. if you call taxation making money, but it can't spend more than it takes in. any traction on that? >> yeah. this is an idea, an old idea, whose time has timely come, and, you know, as polls show about 75% of all americans support this idea, most of the state legislatures operate the same way, and we need to do this because we need permanent structural spending reform so that we don't find ourselves back in the same position every six to 18 months in raising the debt limit. >> limit spending to 18% of the gross national product, 18%. right now, it's a rate of 23%. we're looking at some of the other things that you would do. you want a historical average of total federal receipts so congress is only run a deficit, increase taxes, or increase debt if agreed upon by a two-thirds vote. i like how it sounds, but it doesn't sound like you can get other politicians to agree to it? >> rome was not build in a day. it's in the a sell yet, but we have support in the senate for the idea of a balanced budget amendment. the la
is in this a lexus, the rich moving from high tax states to lower tax states like texas, arizona, tennessee, florida. joining us is ed butowksi, welcome back to the program. you are going to tell me about your clients, no names. clients of yours on the move, calif. out, some place else. you have got a gentleman moving from orange county to where? >> right into dallas. his number one reason was carries no reason to pay, the ceo of public companies that i'm done, moved to dallas, got an apartment and got much smaller but paying nothing in income-tax is because in the state of texas is a big zero. stuart: he has saved an enormous amount of money. >> a very wealthy man and really symbolic of what is happening throughout california. not just the rich. you hear people saying get me out, another client in san diego, not an extraordinarily wealthy person but has done well, retiring, said i am done, and move to idaho. stuart: anybody else in california moving? >> another thing. i manage professional athletes. when they negotiate their contracts one thing becomes of is they will go to california is taxes. how
the exporters going down and then the wild card here is what is the government going to do with taxes, how does that affect business and consumer spending. so we're on that road, but the road is-- it needs a lot of pavement, stuart. hopefully our government will do the right thing by us. >> hopefully. >> stay there for a second, carol, i want your opinion on another news item. and we broke the story yesterday, union membership, it's way down. i've got some numbers for you, in all, 400,000 workers, less left the labor movement, gone, 400,000, the state of wisconsin lost 46,000, 13%. indiana, where a law passed last year that doesn't require workers to pay a union fee, still allows them to benefit from collective bargaining, that lost more than 56,000 union members in that state. down 18%. most of the municipal workers, by the way. and these are the lowest union levels since 1916, i believe. carol, it occurs to me that unions have a lot of political power at the moment, but they're sharply declining membership. >> they do. and you know, it's funny, i am he' the daughter of a union electrician so
. >> we know that a strong middle class means more growth overall. i agree about the payroll tax cut and i wish that had not gone away. i do not think that was a good moment for us to go away. i'm on board with that. but i have to tell you that i don't want to lay blame here, but i'm going to. that is all because of congressional republicans. they did not want to see that. [talking over each other] [talking over each other] charles: hold on, hold on. one at a time. is it possible to raise taxes and grow the economy simultaneously? >> absolutely. i don't think that's the best model, i think the economy can grow in spite of that. >> you have art he said that we need to put the taxes on the back burner? >> absolutely. the one we will finish this later. we will have you guys back agai. david: friday numbers will be critical. melissa francis is next. melissa: i'm melissa francis and here's what's "money" tonight. what did boeing's management know and when did they know it? a new report says boeing was aware of the dreamliner's battery problems all along. so why wasn't anything done? we have a t
market is looking at, is the government is so much in gridlock. look, the democrats hated bush tax cuts and they made them permanent and they continued the biggest stimulus program in the history of mankind, 40 cents of every day dollar we don't have. the stock market looks at that, look, free government money everywhere, low taxes, let's party and that's what the market's doing. there's no one in charge in washington d.c. absolutely no one. >> brenda: and wall street likes that. >> yes. >> brenda: caroline, you want to weigh in here? >> well, absolutely. toby, i don't know what u.s. you're living in because we're in economic calamity. we don't have much of a middle class so we have a very long recession, we're not getting out of it it because of the lack of aggregate demand and flexibility in our market system because we have such a bifurcation of rich and poor. and what we have is a david versus goliath. >> hang on professor, i'm looking at the worst calamity here. >> are we not in a calamity? >> no. >> brenda: should unemployment go up, do you think, because the labor relations board
. when i came into office the governor and general assembly without my support passed a large income tax increase here in the january of twe ven. the sad thing we're now two years into the income tax increase and they raised money and not respond to the problem. i think this year, this spring session of the general assembly it will finally come home to reality. not only downgrades, moody's, fitch and standard have eight watches, warnings or downgrades since the income tax increase has gone into effect. what comes next the fiscal year fourth four, natural revenue growth from illinois coming from sales tax, gaming without tax increases is $600 million. but the reality of the amount of increased payments into the public pension systems is $945 million. i think they will have to deal with this $345 million spread. reality is --. melissa: dan, i applaud your optimism you think this will finally be the come to jesus moment where they realize there is huge problem but i don't know that is necessarily the case because we see california going down the same road. seems like politicians almost neve
moving from new york to florida, would you move to could your income taxes? here is how you voted. 94 percent said yes, 6 percent said no. i go with that. be sure to log on to gerriwillis.com for online question every weekday. finally tonight, critically important, the answer is, yes, according to a new report. domestic cats, household pets that go outside and sprays killed millions of birds and small mammals each year. and the breakdown of fluffy and his friends killing spree, an average of 2 billion birds and 12 billion small mammals such a chipmunks, rabbits, and mice every year. according to researchers, more birds and mammals died at the mouths of cats than car accidents, boys as chemicals, and in on collisions with skyscrapers and windmills. part of a three-year fish and wildlife study. is this your tax predellas a work? crazy. that is my "2 cents more." that's it for tonight on "l dobbs tonight." have a great night. ♪ lou: >> a very good evening. i'm lori rothman. the obama -- obama economy heading a stumbling block, suffering its first decline since the end of the recession.
, but the fact there are no taxes. one former new yorker tells you his story. can an ad publicly shame you out of bad habits? i'll break it down, next. ♪ all stations come over to mission a for a final go. this is for real this time. step seven point two one two. rify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. we replaced people with a machine.r, what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. ♪ gerri: escaped from new york. it's not just something retirees say. a growing number of working professionals are leaving new york and other states in the northeast for conditions down south, and not just for lower taxes and more sunshine. what's the draw? joining me now, ceo of hedge cofrom new jersey calling west palm beach his home. i've been there many times. that's a nice
what obama spent. >> i think we can do it if we stop spending a lot of money on wars. >> taxing people that have a lot of money is not unfair. we don't need people to be as rich as they really are. john: for the record, bush did spend an astounding $3 trillion per year, but obama spent 3.8 trillion per year so far, and that is adjusted for inflation. so obama spent 25% more. but they don't believe that. they think it's all bush's fault. >> it's a special kind of kool-aid, it is half worship ms. with dilution -- mixed with dilution. look at the threats that are happening in this country? john: i hope we would learn from what happened in greece. but as of this week, no longer do because the reaction of people in greece is not to say we messed up, we spend too much, it is to be angry about the politicians who want to cut back. and how do they take it out, they bombed the homes of tv commentators who support this. so that is a model for us? >> unfortunately that is the road we are headed down. i live in california and we see it coming faster. we shouldn't be that close to greece being on t
to the population. you know, a bigger populationings that's more labor, more consumption, a bigger tax base. you're a bigger economy like china. wouldn't more legal immigrants help us grow the economy? >> there's no question that adding more labor input makes the economy bigger, but there is not really any research to show it makes the economy better or more accurately, it raises per capita income. of course, that's what matters; right? canada and mexico have very roughly the same size economy, but we don't say, well, gosh, they are equally rich. no. mexico's population is several times larger, and so it's per capita is much lower. as far as we can tell because of the immigrants tend to be somewhat poorer on average, the overall per capita actually goes down when the immigrants arrive so it does make a larger gdp, but it doesn't seem to i'll -- improve the economic situation of the native born. immigrants do benefit, and that could be an argument for immigration. melissa: if they were legal, paying taxes, that's a big difference, especially from the perspective that one of th greatest costs is t
solutions. arrive from texas, no more reform, no more income tax, flat, or otherwise. passed a fair tax, tax consumption, not income, taxing income is counterproductive. and it does thank you for your optimistic outlook for america. needed a lift. glass half full, my friend. finally, another example of waste, fraud, and abuse. this time from louisiana. a local newspaper in danvers talking about a little-known state law that will make residents pay more at the grocery store. alysian requires that grocers markup milk prices 6% above the invoice and shipping costs, 6%. a local store called fresh market has a weekly special, gallons of milk for $2.99 each and every tuesday. not anymore. the state is worried such deals to drive competitors out of business. isn't that what free-market are about? if they want to compete, lower prices. if not, what consumers walk up the door. that's my "2 cents more." it's obvious. coming in tomorrow, president obama's says deficit reduction is not a goal unto itself. shouldn't it be? of every action. that's it for tonight on "the willis report." thank you for joini
. now stores will be allowed to pass the extra cost on the you, like a tax. up to 4 percent of the total cost of whenever you're buying. with us now, consumer education president, smart credit dot com. the president of optimum capital management. great to have you both year. al start with you. what do you make of this? >> this is really bad news for consumers. we are already getting nickel-and-dimed to death, and we are about to get even worse. essentially, the fee that the market had -- merchant has to pay to exit the credit card, cone -- commonly called a slight fee, in the past they have not been able to charge a line-item extra cost to the consumer to cover that. starting this sunday will be allowed to. that is the bad news. they have already baked in that she in the price of the merchandise the you're buying. so now not only unable to charge a fee on top of what you're already purchasing, but essentially paying the fee to times over, and those of us to pay cash are really getting screwed because we're still paying the fee for people using credit cards. gerri: i want to show people s
. >> yes. let me count the ways. we have rebates not given on prepaid debit cards, tax refunds , unemployment benefits. if you listen to the industry, they want you to put your paycheck. have you done that yet? is just -- the way -- the ways are countless on how these are seeping away into almost every single facet. gerri: debit cards are, you know, supposed to take the place of a bank checking account. and that is not a good idea. why? >> it is not a good idea, and it is simple math. i have this discussion with my five year-old all the time. greater than zero? in the industry does not seem to get the simple math will always roll. having a well managed checking account with a bank or credit union costs you a grand sum total of $0 per month. very hard to do. gerri: you have to shop around because bank of america, big banks' charges $6 to made dollars. they charge you money every month. you have to go to a credit union will a local bank to get as good deals. >> that's right. 10,000 credit unions in this country, and i cannot find one that has a monthly fee on the check accounts.
interest rates rise, our taxes are going to have to be higher to pay that debt. now, not all of that debt is held in the united states so it's not a question of just having to pay taxes in order to pay the american holders of that debt. about half the debt is now held outside the united states. chinese, middle east, others. we're going to have to raise taxes in the u.s., produce goods and services in the u.s., and ship them to the chinese, to the middle east, and others. the bigger the debt is, the more of that we're going to have to do, so it's a serious problem, and it also means that things could get out of -- really out of whack as they have in europe if suddenly foreigners or others just don't want to go on holding that debt. melissa: do you think that happens? there's a lot of people that say, you know, they don't want to stop buying our debt because we're the best game in town no matter how bad it gets, but that would be the tipping point when they come in and don't buy our debt. people say that would never happen. you honestly believe that would happen? >> it certainly could. it's
with taxes. governor perry urged the state legislature to amend the state constitution to allow the states to give nearly $2 billion back to taxpayers. how sweet is that? he says if we're not using it, don't waste it. give it back. even if it doesn't pass, it says a lot about that business friendly state, if only washington was listening. i say we all move to texas. that's my two cents more. i'm thinking about it. i really am. coming up tomorrow, important confirmations to looming budget battles, a lot on the plate in the coming weeks. reaction from republican senator barrasso of wyoming. that's all for tonight's "willis report," dvr the show if you can't catch us live. have a great night and see you right back here tomorrow. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. everyone has a bad day from time to time. this may be such a day for my voice. today, a bad day belonged to the president. the president spent $1.6 million of tax pay every money to fly to nevada and back. nine hours on air force 1 to deliver a 20-minute long speech that had been billed by the white house as a plan on illegal immigrat
a healthy state funded by 80%, but the plus side if they have an unlimited ability to raise taxes. it was really written in there. they can go ahead and tax away to solve the problem. has that worked for california? a limited ability to solve this pension problem. what do you think? >> in california we are very excited to not be the worst anymore. running around the state capital building we are 49. that is at least good news for us. raising taxes now that the marginal tax rate is topping up 13.3% for the richest californians there: accountants in droves finding ways to move their money and we are looking at unfunded pension liability maybe not as bad off, but $181 billion? melissa: i love you, jonathan, but he was so entertaining. going on to say they believe legislative consensus will be difficult to achieve given the poor track record of the past two years. in other words, may have the ability to tax until kingdom come but i don't think they will reform the pension, which they raised taxes in the past and they didn't spend the money to fix the problem. they just spend it. jona
. >> and did you really gets the bush tax cuts? >> yes. >> a lot of people railed against bush and also against obamacare that is how they got the majority in the 2010 election. >> it's the economy. liz: david and julia. we appreciate your time. thank you for watching. have a good evening. we about te again? "the willis report" is on the case. all of that and more comg up. but first, to our top story. immigration reform. or is it amnesty? bipartisan senators reviewing their plan for immigration reform. critics are wondering if this path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants in the united states is actually a fast-track umc. wh more can we have chris stirewalt,. >> welcome as always, it's in the details. that's what counts. in 2,702,000 page bill. it just tells me that that is a very convenient pretext. gerri: we will have a lot of debate on us. taking a look at this list, you have to verify everything that happens. enforce new hiring procedures, a farm worker program and better tracking of defense. will the president accept this? he is announcing his plan tomorrow, or will he insist on h
proposals, including a plan to lower tax rates in order to broaden the overall tax base. the council's last official meeting one and one year ago. unemployment has dropped from more than 9 percent of the council's inception to the current rate of 78%, but more than 23 million americans remain of work or are stuck in part-time jobs , wanted full-time work for. meantime, we learned initial jobless claims rose to 360,000 last week, an unexpected jump of over 38,000 from the prior week's four year low. the obama economy seems stuck in neutral. recoveries fragile. yesterday the drop in gdp. tomorrow's january unemployment report expected to remain. critics said the president has not remained lazar focused on creating jobs, and the dissolution of the jobs council is just the latest example of that. fox news senior white house correspondent with our report. >> more than one year after his last meeting with the group, president obama is now reviewing the charter for is jobs council. the unemployment rate is falling a little more than a percentage point as the council's first meeting two years ago a
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 95 (some duplicates have been removed)

Terms of Use (31 Dec 2014)